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Freiheit als höchster Wert

Fundstücke zu Hayek. Rezension im Deutschlandfunk. Die Verfassung der Freiheit (ISBN 3161458443) Freiheit als höchster Wert Das Buch ist in mancherlei Hinsicht unzeitgemäß, und auch darin liegt sein Reiz. Hayek verzahnt die Perspektive seines Fachs mit der Philosophie und dem … Continue reading

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A Case for “No”

Australia’s  infinitely wise government is using taxpayers’ money to ask the people if they would agree to change the Marriage Act to permit same-sex marriage. (Shades of The Rise And Rise of Michael Rimmer) Different source put the proportion of … Continue reading

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The Constitution of Liberty

I’ve been reading. F.A. Hayek’s The Constitution of Liberty (ISBN 978-0-415-40424-2). The book had been on the shelf beside my bed for a few years, scarcely read. As during my university days in the late 1970’s to early 1980’s; one … Continue reading

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Germany on the Path to GDR2.0

A last, desperate struggle for power in Germany is starting. (1,2,3) Government elites are seeking to suppress the free speech guaranteed in the country’s basic law. Those who cannot construct a rational, evidence-based argument, try to limit the free speech … Continue reading

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Taxpayers to Fund Vendetta

Western Australia’s Department for Perpetuating Absurd Waste (Agriculture Division) appears to be vindictively attacking the business of the man who managed to rid the State of the arcane, fetid and irrelevant Potato Board/Potato Marketing Corporation (PMC). Is this a case … Continue reading

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Children: Listen!

Columnist Henryk Broder exposes Germany’s broadcast-licence (GEZ) funded NDR “Kids News” as an example of brain-washing children.

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Cash and Enlightenment

I wrote this a year ago in a comment on an article published in The Spectator. The article’s author [apparently a convicted felon] was “arguing” for the abolition of cash money as “Such measures are there for all our safety”. … Continue reading

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Arithmetic

Beware of people who use numbers for something other than arithmetic.

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My Eight Questions to Angela Merkel

Translated without permission from the original in German at Die Achse des Guten By Hamed Abdel-Samad. Honourable Federal Chancelloress, Honourable Minister of the Interior! Time’s up. Calendar quotes and the continual warning of the AfD are no longer sufficient to … Continue reading

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Life’s a Beach

Once upon a time,there was an isolated beach, lapped by waves and flushed by gently tides and bathing under a pleasant sun. Little fish noticed that there were quite a few morsels upon which to feed and because there were … Continue reading

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